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ECL is always looking for the best and the brightest to join our team.

Working at ECL
At Electrical Contacts Limited, we believe that our people are our greatest asset.

Since our founding in 1970, we have recognized and valued the tremendous contributions of our employees and believe that they are a key element to achieving our organizational goals. As a result, we are committed to providing them with the best tools, resources, and work environment that fosters the opportunity for professional growth and development. ECL offers employees dynamic career opportunities and a highly technical work environment. We believe that we can only reach our full potential, as a company and as individuals, by working in a culture that supports both individual talent and team collaboration.

Electrical Contacts Limited is located in Hanover, Ontario, approximately 200 kilometers northwest of Toronto, Ontario. Our facility is in a region that is famous for its beautiful beaches, four-season sports, and recreational activities. Come and enjoy the friendliness of small-town or rural living. The manufacturing processes we deploy to produce our products are highly integrated and complex. Positions in manufacturing are staffed by labourers, operators, skilled trades workers, and engineers who contribute decades of expertise in their fields and strive to continuously optimize our production processes. We are proud to be an ISO9001 certified manufacturer in Canada.

To apply, email a copy of your resume to hr@e-c-l.com or click the button below.

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Open Positions
We are currently looking to hire the following positions:

  • Maintenance Technician

    JOB SUMMARY

    As part of the Maintenance team you will be responsible for the mechanical maintenance, installation and retrofitting of all Plant equipment and machinery. If required and as instructed adjusts the performance of machinery to ensure production is executed efficiently, with the highest product quality and minimal waste and downtime. Responsible to maintaining the maintenance and facility systems. Performs installation of machinery and auxiliary equipment. Is an active participant in ensuring that all health and safety policies and procedures in the workplace are in compliance.

    This is a non-unionized manufacturing environment.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Ability to maintain, follow and update ECL’s preventative maintenance program through the ERP reporting system.
    • Diagnose failures in mechanics and systems. Repair, install, align, dismantle and move equipment.
    • Adjust machinery and repair or replace defective parts.
    • Troubleshoot mechanical/pneumatic/hydraulic systems as required.
    • Maintain an exceptionally clean work environment.
    • Manages and maintains inventory levels (min/max) of maintenance crib.
    • Other duties as required

    EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

    • 2 or more years of mechanical/millwright experience, preferably in the manufacturing environment.
    • Licensed industrial mechanic millwright – 433A.
    • Strong technical and mechanical aptitude to comprehend and resolve machine and manufacturing process problems.
    • Technical knowledge and experience with: mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatics, PLC’s and heating and ventilation systems.
    • Ability to work independently with minimal direction.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong organization and planning skills to match.
    • Familiar with Microsoft office, excel and other computer related functions.
    • Analytical skills, strong troubleshooting, problem solving and decision making abilities in an often pressurized situation.
    • Ability to multi task and flex with changing/competing priorities.
    • In depth knowledge of Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act and workplace hazards.
    • Abide by and observe all Safety Rules and Company Health and Safety Policies and Procedures
    • Strong work ethic and the desire to be a part of a high-performing team
    • Able to input data into the ERP system both accurately and effectively
    • Effective attention to detail.
    • Must have a Full G license with a clean driving record.
    • 2 year min college diploma would be considered.
    • Strong electrical, robotic, CNC experience an asset.

    WORKING CONDITIONS

    • Must be able to work overtime and additional hours beyond regularly scheduled shift for occasional emergency or planned routine maintenance.
    • Must be willing to work from heights, work outside in various weather conditions, inside the plant, in dusty conditions, in hot environment and in potentially physically strenuous environments.
    • Eye and hearing protection may be required at times as well as occasional lifting of heavy objects – over 50lbs.
    • Walking and standing for long periods of time.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    % of Time Spent & Description of Physical Requirement

    • 10% Repetitive tasks
    • 15% Required to perform strenuous work – lifting
    • 15% Required to work in hot humid conditions OR outside environmental conditions
    • 60% Required to walk or stand for extended periods of time

  • Tool & Die Maker

    JOB SUMMARY

    Electrical Contacts has a great opportunity for a skilled tool and die maker. We are looking for individuals who are hardworking, reliable and interested in a fast growing Team work environment. We seek individuals that are ready to learn, support production and work in a safe, reliable shop with consistent hours, good pay and job security in our growing company.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Support the Production environment in order to meet planning schedules and customer requirements.
    • Reading and interpreting engineering drawings, performing calculations, reading and interpreting work-in-process documentation, verifying work piece material, identifying and selecting tooling and measuring instruments or checking devices.
    • Using precision measuring instruments to ensure accuracy of the diameter, depth, concentricity, position and finish.
    • Be responsible for all parameters of assigned tasks
    • Ensure the shop environment is kept safe, clean and organized
    • Maintain accurate work reports and time sheets
    • Standing for long periods of time.
    • Handling of heavy tooling components
    • Good English communication (oral and written), interpersonal, organizational, and mathematical skills
    • Carry, push, and pull materials up to 50lbs unassisted. Physically demanding duties will be assigned from time to time
    • Able to follow instructions and communicate effectively with co-workers and management
    • Positive attitude with a true commitment to work hard
    • Must practice safe work habits, industrial hygiene, and housekeeping
    • Must always maintain a professional appearance and attitude
    • Must be able to wear and maintain protective protection equipment (safety shoes, glasses, hearing protection, gloves etc) as required
    • Ability to remain flexible and adapt to fluctuating work requirements
    • Must have a desire to learn and progress
    • Must be hard working, and able to follow instructions quickly and efficiently

    EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

    • Red Seal certificate for Tool and Die OR equivalent trade required.
    • Minimum of 3years experience preferred.
    • Must have their own tools and safety shoes.
    • Candidates required to have a valid G Ontario driver’s license.
    • Must be willing to work a continental shift rotation.

    WORKING CONDITIONS

    • Must be willing to work in dusty environment on occasions.
    • Eye and hearing protection may be required at times as well as occasional lifting of heavy objects – over 50lbs.
    • Walking and standing for long periods of time.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    % of Time Spent & Description of Physical Requirement

    • 15% Repetitive tasks
    • 10% Required to perform strenuous work
    • 15% Required to work in hot/cold or dusty conditions
    • 60% Required to walk or stand for extended periods of time

  • General Production (Day Shift & Night Shift)

    JOB SUMMARY

    We are seeking a day shift or night shift employee with a desire to learn, who is ready to be a member of a Team that strives to continuously improve. The successful candidate will be someone who is willing to invest their time, effort, and ideas in ECL; Because ECL invests the same back into their employees.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Runs product to support the production schedule aligned with customer requirements.
    • Ability to run processes such as solder flush, infiltrate, brazing, welding, stamping and sanding.
    • Performs Quality checks as directed by the Control Plan using various measuring tools
    • Collects data to support Quality product using SPC
    • Ensures top quality product using visual sight
    • Performs task that require dexterity and hand/eye coordination
    • Work safety and attend training associated with safe manufacturing processes
    • Follow all Health & safety policies and procedures.
    • Performs production duties as instructed by the Production Supervisor
    • Other duties as required

    EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

    • Completion of high school or equivalent is preferred
    • Education and general knowledge of programing & robotics is preferred
    • Must be able to read, write and speak English and possess basic math skills
    • Must be able to measure and sort parts
    • Must demonstrate the ability to be cross trained
    • Must be able to follow instructions and be inclined to pay close attention to detail

    BENEFITS

    • Competitive financial compensation
    • Vacation Entitlement
    • Paid Holidays
    • Attendance Bonus
    • Health Benefits
    • Overtime opportunities

    WORKING CONDITIONS

    • Continental rotation
    • 12 hour shifts
    • Hot or cool environment
  • Cost Analyst Coordinator

    JOB SUMMARY

    The Cost Analyst Coordinator will combine superior technical knowledge and sales skills to generate new opportunities to grow revenues as well as identifying new potential customers. This person is responsible for supporting customers with pricing and samples through all phases of product development, assisting external salespeople with product-related information, and documenting the status of sales opportunities as they progress through the sales pipeline. This individual will liaison with the engineering, quality and sales team in the development of proposals and sample offerings. At ECL, we believe that our people are our greatest asset, and we are looking for motivated individuals who share this mindset to join our team.

    ROLE

    · To generate and build relationships with individuals within the customer organization, both procurement and engineering people. This will include new and existing customer base.

    · To support external salespersons with specific information on products, prices, lead times, materials that lead to successful execution of the sales process

    · To generate cost estimates for the company, and to build a cost estimating manual that integrates the standard and non-standard costing that is learned

    · To generate a sales follow up system that engages customers and provide useful feedback to the company about competitors and market pricing

    · To support customers with pricing, and samples through short and long periods of product development by providing quotes for new and existing business

    · To co-manage the product development process such that technical feedback is received and integrated into re-submissions and where possible other products up to the time of product launch

    · To initiate and sustain a marketing presence though digital and conventional marketing strategies

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    · Engage with existing and prospective customers consistently and document status on a weekly basis

    · Engage with external sales professionals around established goals and secure commitments for next steps in the sales process

    · Effectively communicate the actions and needs of the external sales force to the appropriate personnel within ECL HQ and vice versa.

    · Liaise with established customers to provide information on advanced, improved and/or modified products and their applications

    · With support from the external sales force and Customer Service Representatives, communicate relevant information to customers regarding the status of RFQs, samples, orders, and forecast volumes.

    · Manage the Quote Log, and the systems associated with generating quotations to customers and or prospective customers, including generating cost estimates and prices

    · Generate and update drawings in Solid works in support of customer opportunities

    · Create sales reports through Epicor

    · Collaborate with various departments including production and engineering to determine how products may be modified or improved to better suit customer needs.

    · Generate material and motivate others to generate material for digital & traditional marketing initiatives (blogs, technical synopsis, product development work, press releases/announcements)

    · Attend to trade shows and conferences from time to time

    · With support from the external sales force, coordinate onsite customer visits and participate in audits.

    · Visit with customers from time to time

    · Other duties shall be assigned as required.

    EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

    · Critical thinking skills

    · Ability to manage data and understand basic statistics

    · Knowledge of physical sciences

    · Computer literacy with MS Office, ERP, Solid works

    · A degree or diploma in sales marketing and/or engineering at a university or college level

    · Understanding of social media marketing and the management of a brand

    · Capable negotiator with both internal and external parties

    · Excellent ability to understand priorities and time management to ensure priorities are in focus always

    · Demonstrated technical knowledge and consultative skills.

    · Ability to articulate complex technical information to customers.

    · Demonstrated presentation skills.

    · Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently.

    · Self-motivated, strong analytical skills and detail-oriented.

    WORKING CONDITIONS:

    · Interacts with employees, management and the public at large.

    · Ability to work flexible schedule.

    · Overtime may be required.

    · Must be willing to travel periodically, on an as required basis

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    60% of time spent sitting for prolonged periods

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